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Author Archives: Mrs R. Woodley

Anti-Bullying Week in Year 1

Year 1 came to school wearing odd socks to kickstart our learning in ‘Anti-bullying Week’. We talked about the reason we were wearing odd socks and discussed how we are all unique and special in our own individual way. We listened to the story, ‘Simon Sock’ and then went on to design our own pairs of odd socks.

Throughout the week, we have talked about how we can be a good friend and the special qualities a good friend has. We then went on to design a superhero with the super powers that would be found in a good friend. Look at some of our designs below.

Walk to School

This week, we had a visit from Cynthia from Living Streets. She came to talk to us about the importance of walking to school. She told us that this not only benefits our health but it is also beneficial to our planet. We are going to start logging how we travel to school on a… Continue Reading

Zoolab in Year 1

As part of our ‘Animals including Humans’ topic in Science, we were visitied by Rob from Zoolab. Rob brought different types of animals into school so that we could understand further how to group them into categories e.g. mammals, reptiles, amphibians. He also talked about what the animals eat using the vocabulary carnivore, herbivore and… Continue Reading

Comparing Numbers

In Maths this week we have been using some new vocabulary such as ‘greater than’ and ‘less than’. We were also introduced to the ‘greater than’ and ‘less than’ signs as well as ‘equal to’ and have worked hard all week with lots of practical activities. We have really impressed our teachers with our clever… Continue Reading